Madhu Goel Southworth
Madhu Goel Southworth is Senior Vice President, Legal & Business Affairs and head lawyer for AMC Network Entertainment LLC and Sundance TV. In that capacity, she and her staff advise and counsel AMC's business departments with respect to digital and non-scripted development and production matters, product integrations, marketing, research, consumer products, licensing, gaming, digital initiatives, location based entertainment, intellectual property and other business affairs matters concerning AMC's top shows. Prior to working at AMC, Madhu was at A&E Television Networks as Director, Legal and Business Affairs providing counsel and negotiating development, production, and talent agreements for both their unscripted and documentary departments. Madhu graduated from University of Chicago Law in 2001 and joined Sidley & Austin as an associate. Prior to Sidley, Madhu completed a federal judicial clerkship in the Southern District of New York for the Honorable George Daniels. Madhu is a frequent speaker at national conferences on entertainment related issues and women in the profession. When not working, Madhu loves spending time with her two young daughters and her husband.